CSAC Excess Insurance Authority

The EIA is a joint powers authority of California public entities, which was established in 1979 to provide insurance and risk management services to California’s counties. Since then, our membership has expanded beyond the counties to include numerous other public agencies such as cities, schools, joint powers authorities, special districts, etc. The EIA operates various risk-sharing pools, which provide insurance and risk management services to its members for lines of business including workers’ compensation, general liability, property, medical malpractice, and employee benefits.

Job Title: Controller

Job Description 

The Controller will, under direction of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), be responsible for supervising the daily operations of the Accounting staff. The Controller position requires broad accounting experience within all facets of accounting including accounts payable, accounts receivable and internal and external financial reporting. The Controller will also be responsible for implementing new accounting standards. The Controller will assist with the preparation of fund budgets, budget revisions and financial statements including preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. The Controller will oversee the reconciling of pooled insurance program loss runs to the general ledger, reconciling loss run reports and the annual audit.

Job Requirements 

The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable in government enterprise fund accounting. The ideal candidate will have proven experience in a management or supervisory position. Excellent oral and written communication skills are needed. The ideal candidate will also have at least five years of increasingly responsible work experience in accounting and business administration, as well as a current certificate as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

We are looking for a candidate who will enjoy working in a collegial atmosphere, who is comfortable in a member driven environment and is looking for an opportunity for professional growth.

CULTURE
As one of the largest property and casualty pools in the nation, the pace at the EIA is fast, the work is fun, and there are interesting challenges every day. No matter what we do, there are certain values and practices that unite us and make the EIA a special place to work. Some of the essential traits that define the EIA’s culture are:

• People are the most valuable asset to our organization.
• Families are very important and are given consideration.
• Employees are trusted to be productive and encouraged to share ideas freely with each other and the group.
• Employees are honest and ethical, and they do their best to do the right thing for each other and our members.
• Everyone encourages each other to learn and strive for personal and professional development.

SALARY
The EIA strives to compensate its employees with very competitive salary ranges. The salary range for this position is $106,400 to $156,600 per year. Salary adjustments are based on individual merit and accomplishments.

BENEFITS
A generous benefit package is provided including Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); a Section 125 Cafeteria Plan with a generous allowance from which coverage may be provided for the employee and their dependents for health, dental, and vision insurances; long-term disability and short-term disability insurance; life insurance; deferred compensation program; 13 paid holidays per year, and sick, vacation and management leaves. As a PERS participant, EIA employees are exempt from paying into Social Security, except for the Medicare portion of the cost.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Physical requirements of this position typically include: sitting for long periods of time, reaching, grasping, kneeling, talking, hearing, seeing, repetitive motions, exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Possession of a valid State of California Driver’s License issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles, or the ability to obtain one within the first month of employment. Proof of auto insurance with no exclusion for business use is required.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Interested persons must submit a resume and a completed application to the Human Resources Manager by 4:00 p.m. on Monday, November 20, 2017. Application packets should be emailed to Allison Bateman at abateman@csac-eia.org.

INTERVIEW SCHEDULE
Applicants will be contacted regarding the status of their application during the week of November 20, 2017. Interviews for this position will be conducted the week of November 27, 2017.

Apply by: Mon, 11/20/2017

To Apply, Contact: 
Allison Bateman
(916) 850-7300